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Position Description

 

Title: Director of Development and Marketing

Reports To:   President and CEO

OVERVIEW

The Director of Development and Marketing is responsible for leading the annual giving, special events and development activities and marketing of the United Way Portage County (UWPC).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead Annual Workplace Campaign

  • Lead Leadership Giving Society

  • Write Grants

  • Develop all Campaign Marketing plans, programs and projects

  • Directs Special Event fund raising projects

  • Directs Annual UWPC Celebration

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Leads Development Annual Campaign Plan that includes a comprehensive dollar goal and dollar goals for a variety of Campaign Divisions, including a budget and schedule, that are approved annually by the UWPC Campaign Committee and the Board of Trustees.

  • Attends and Coordinates Board Campaign Committee including agenda, minutes and tasks

  • Develops and implements Annual Campaign Marketing Plan and implements

  • Develops and markets a compelling and emotional Case for Giving

  • Completes a minimum of 20 personal face to face visits with Donors** each month, a minimum of 40 Donor** phone calls each month and 20 Donor** emails monthly all designed to build better relationships with donors and bring donors closer to UWPC

  • Assists with weekly Social Media posts

  • Schedule includes some early mornings, evenings and the occasional weekend.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in an applicable field or an equivalent level of work experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of Resource Development experience and proven record of success producing philanthropic revenue. Equivalent level of experience in similar field may be considered.

  • United Way experience preferred.

  • Current valid driver’s license and ability to travel as needed.

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred.

SKILLS

 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

  • Experience with Constant Contact or similar software

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a Team environment

  • Experience working with a Board of Trustees and Volunteers to complete projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with marketing software applications

 

PERFORMANCE METRICS

 

  • Achieves a minimum of 85% of Board approved campaign goal for assigned Divisions

  • Achieves 20 visits and 40 phone calls and 20 emails to Donors** monthly

  • Achieves at least 2 photos submitted to Record Courier per month

  • Achieves Special Event Revenue targets for agreed upon events

  • Completes at least one press release quarterly

 

ADHERES TO ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY & PROCEDURES

 

  • Adheres to UWPC attendance & punctuality policy

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and compliance with UWPC policy & procedures

 

PROFESSIONALISM

 

  • Promotes high standards of professional behavior

  • Actively works to maintain a positive work environment, effective teamwork and positive representation to the donor public.

  • Team Leader/Player who promotes a positive morale, strives to increase productivity and is goal oriented

 

Interested applicants should send credentials to billc@uwportage.org. Equal Opportunity Employer

 

**Donors includes Prospective donors, Current donors, Workplace Employee Campaign Managers (ECM), CEO calls and New Account development calls. (Employees attending work place campaign meetings are a separate category).